Empowering Teens with PeaceQ: How to use the teen brain to do great things

  • April 20, 2016
  • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
  • The University Club, 1332 Santa Barbara Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101


  • This is the standard rate for non- SB CAMFT members and guests.
  • This special discounted rate is a SB CAMFT member benefit available to current members of the Santa Barbara CAMFT Chapter.

Empowering Teens with PeaceQ:

How to use the teen brain to do great things

Dr. Jennifer Freed will be discussing how to maximize the neurological changes in the teen brain to facilitate personal and social change. This presentation will focus on how to engage youth in transforming their own cultures and at the same time mastering the six essential skills of social and emotional learning.  Jennifer will also be presenting her new book, PEACEQ, which is a practical guide to peace within, and peace with others. This important publication will be available to purchase at the event, and is highly recommended for anyone who works with teens, as well as those who love, are, or have been a teenager! 

Learning Objectives:  

  • Understanding the challenges of reaching teens

  • Knowing the neurological changes of adolescence

  • Learning about PeaceQ

About Jennifer:  
Well known and respected in the Santa Barbara area, Jennifer Freed has been an educator and therapist for 30 years.  She has authored 6 books and was recently featured in a New York Times article for co-authoring the first after school guide in Social and Emotional Learning.  She is currently the Co- Executive Director of AHA! -- an educational program promoting social emotional learning, peace building, and joy through creative expression -- which now serves thousands of teens a year. http://ahasb.org/   

Please Note:

  • Attendees will earn 1.5 CEUs 
  • Attendees must register in advance in order to attend.
  • Your registration includes a delicious lunch buffet. Please contact the Events Director if you have special dietary needs at events@santabarbaratherapy.org 
  • Refunds can only be made if you cancel within one week of the event. 
  • You are welcome to park in the University Club parking lot in unreserved spaces. 

This program is brought to you in collaboration with Antioch University Santa Barbara Santa Barbara CAMFT

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